women: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Google India launches DigiPivot

Google India unveiled DigiPivot, a skill development programme for women who seek to return to their corporate careers after a break or plan to shift to digital marketing. The programme is developed in association with a career portal service for women-Avtar and the Indian School of Business. The programme aims to provide an opportunity for ..

Period Dignity

Scotland is said to become the first country to provide free sanitary products for women, thus ending ‘period poverty’ and ensuring ‘period dignity’. Period Poverty: Period poverty refers to condition where certain circumstances make menstruation-a natural process, a ‘difficult experience’ for women. These include health conditions (like endometriosis), homelessness, coercive, controlling and violent relationships etc. ..

Marriage not ‘good enough’ to quash rape FIR, says Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court in a significant verdict that will have large implications on a large number of rape cases in India, said that marriage is not a “good enough” reason to quash an FIR for rape if both the offender and the victim decided to settle their dispute or got married.  The High Court ..

2019 edition of International Girl Child Day

The International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated on every year on 11th of  October to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls’ face. It aims to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. The 2019 theme is “GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable”. The day also reflects the successful emergence of ..

Neha J Hiranandani authors book “Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke The Rules”

The book titled “Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke The Rules” has been authored by Neha J Hiranandani. It gives details the struggles and achievements of 50 remarkable women. The book features contemporary women like Olympic medallist PV Sindhu as well as historical figures like the warrior queen Abbakka of Chowta dynasty who singlehandedly defeated ..